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Grey Sea

Description: The painting depicts a seascape in hues of gray, white, gold and green.
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Date: 1938
Creator: Marin, John, 1870-1953

Skimmer

Description: Skimmer hat of straw and silk. The skimmer, or boater style hat has a low woven straw crown with flat top. Around the crown is a matching woven straw ribbon edged in brown silk, with a bow at back. The wide, flat brim is of woven straw, covered with brown silk matching the trimming of the band on the crown. The silk covering is quilted in a pattern of concentric bands with running wavy lines. The crown and underside of the brim are unlined, with a black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband at base of crown. Extending from the inner hatband are two panels of brown silk, forming a chin-strap with black cord knot fastener. A small "F" is stitched to inner hatband to indicate the front of the hat. Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Paris / Maynor Hats / New York".
Date: 1930/1939
Creator: Maynor Hats

Ten Plastic Concepts on a Love Scene

Description: The painting consists of shapes floating together and overlapping in places. Two large yellow shapes in the upper portion of the canvas appear as sun type images. A brown shape resembles two seated figures and floats in the upper portion of the painting. A brown meandering shape moves across the lower section of the painting. Surrounding the brown meandering shape is blue which might represent water.
Date: 1934~
Creator: Merida, Carlos

Hat

Description: Hat of black fur and felt. The body of the hat is of black felt, overlaid at sides with black fur. The crown is styled somewhat as a toque, with vertical sides, and a sunken top. At back, the sides "tie", forming a bow of felt edged with fur. Hat is unlined, with inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband, and with a braided elastic cord to secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label: "Merilyn / Hats"
Date: 1930~
Creator: Merilyn Hats

Prince of Darkness

Description: The artwork created on a black background has as the main image what might be a multi-color seated figure. Spots of color dot the sky and on the right hand side is a silver gray vertical streak running the length of the work. The work is abstracted.
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Date: 1937
Creator: Michaux, Henri

Ensemble - Dress, Jacket, and Muff

Description: Evening ensemble of golden olive green lightweight wool twill: A) Short jacket. No collar, center front opening with 4 hook-and-loop closures. Back has section of bloused fabric giving the effect of a faux hood hanging back. Wide bands of decoration on front, yoke, and on faux "hood" of back, in the form of golden vines of gold braid and leaves and flowers of gold and pearl beads. Fully lined in olive silk crepe. Label at center back inside neckline: "Milgrim". B) Full length evening dress of matching fabric. Sleeveless, wide straps. Moderate neckline with "bow" effect at front. Just below knot of bow is accent of brown mink. Slight train to back of skirt. Side zipper closure. Fully lined in green silk crepe matching jacket. Label inside skirt: "Milgrim" C) Muff of matching fabric. Large trapezoidal shaped muff, the front with two large tiers of mink tails and a large bow with floral pattern in tiny white seed beads accented in gold beads and with scrolling gold embroidery. Zipper compartment on back. Label inside pocket: "This Article / 10 Year Guarantee" "Berlou / Moth / Proofed"
Date: 1938~
Creator: Milgrim, Sally

Hat

Description: Picture hat of open-weave natural straw with wide, brown grosgrain ribbon and bow as hatband. Asymmetrical brim narrows at back. Retailer's label: "Custom Made Hats / designed by / Miss Violette / Famous-Barr Co. St. Louis"
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Miss Violette

Cloche Hat

Description: Cloche style hat of royal blue felt. Wide brimmed with sunken crown. Hatband of matching blue grosgrain ribbon and band of blue feathers partially held in place by a banded slit cut through the crown as trim. Designer's label on inside hatband: "Molyneux / 5. Rue Royale / Made in France"
Date: 1936
Creator: Molyneux, Edward

Still Life

Description: The painting is a still life of various bottles, vases, and containers in hues of blue, red, and brown with white.
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Date: 1938
Creator: Morandi, Giorgio

Rotary Motion

Description: This abstract painting has a blue background with abstract shapes in yellow, red, light blue, green, pink, and brown.
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Date: 1935
Creator: Morris, George Lovett Kingsland

Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte style hat of white fur with small white satin brim. Matching front satin bow off center to the right. Manufacturer's label inside crown: "Mousse / HB / Made in France" Retailer's label on inside hatband at back: "Bonwit Teller"
Date: 1939
Creator: Mousse

Hat

Description: Hat of chocolate colored mink fur. Somewhat in a pillbox shape, but much larger, the slightly domed crown fully covers the head. Brown corduroy lining trimmed with grosgrain ribbon. Labels: Designer's label: "Mr. D" United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers International Union label.
Date: 1934/1969
Creator: Mr. D

Christmas Still Life

Description: This is a floral painting with four vases of flowers and leaves lined up in the foreground and a painting of red flowers in the background.
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Date: 1937
Creator: Münter, Gabriele

Kenneth Fearing

Description: Portrait of a man--larger in scale than other figures in the work-- smoking a cigarette. A skeleton appears to be pouring blood. The man is reading a book with a red cover and behind it appears that the man is situated in a cityscape.
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Date: 1935
Creator: Neel, Alice

Sailor Hat

Description: Sailor style hat of rust colored straw with yellow and white daisy-like flowers on flat brim. Olive green satin ribbon as hatband ties at bow in back. Unlined with black grosgrain inner headband. Label on inside hatband: "Norma's / Creations / Dallas"
Date: [1930..1935]
Creator: Norma's Creations